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ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:30am EDT
. >> reporter: before you head out and load the kid into the backseat there's a new law to know about. i am linda so. how it could change the way kids ride in the back seat. >> we have chilly temperaturesout there this morning with them in the 40s in a lot of spots. we will ha a warmup mock into the picture. -- moving into the picture. i will tell you when coming up. >> reporter: we are dealing with congestion on 695 at old court road and several accidents across the region. i will have all the details coming up on good morning maryland. (bell rings) hi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches oney bunches of oats? i love those. we've added more to every box. really? wow! honey bunches of oats. make your day bunches better. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step for
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30am EDT
watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> new laws going into effect statewide. we have a live report straight ahead and what you need to know before heading out the door. and the dream keeps ongoing. the orioles clinched the spot for the playoffs. but they are not done yet. they have a series down in tampa how it could affect the playoff race in just days to come. and christmas just around the corner and have you thought about shopping yet? if not do not worry. we have the run down of the hot toys your little ones will likely ask santa for coming up on this monday october 1st. good morning i am charley crowson. thanks for joining us. megan is off today. but lynette is in house with a check of the forecast. and lynette, things are changing. >> yeah. they are. we will start out with a dense fog advisory going until 10 for areas shaded in gray and frederick county is under -- is one of the counties under them. going throughout the day today, it will slowly but surely begin to burn off but we will be dealing with cloudy conditions outside this morning. an
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:30am EDT
, abc2 news. >>> maryland law make are accused of using came -- lawmaker accused of using campaign money to pay for wedding expenses is due in court. tiffany als stone is -- alston is speced. state -- expected in court. they had been work on a plea agreement but couldn't come up with a resolution on this. now earlier this year, alston was found guilty of theft and misconduct. this from a completely separate case. >>> handful of issues -- there are a handful of issues voters will decide including the dream act and marge equality act. those who are referred to -- or familiar with it, it's referred to as question 4 and question 6. so tonight baltimore city league of women voters will hold a forum to discuss both sides of the issue. the event is going to take place at morgan state university and they will debate it and answering questions. >>> state leaders are trying to do all they can do to get thousands of people to register to vote before the october 16th deadline. today, senator larry young will be among a group holding a news conference to discuss various activities used to get people
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 5:30am EDT
football is throwing behind support with the same sex marriage law. >> and the birds supporting the birds. this is the video you are going to share with your friends all day. i can it will you in the newsroom it has been the talk since the morning op this friday. october 5th. good morning maryland. i am charley crowson. how many times do we watch that? >> i tweeted it. i am a little late to the tweet party but i was like i have to share that with all 15 of my followers. >> you are carrying the bird thing throughout. >> that's right. >> tweet. >> all right. so a lot happening this weekend. out of town as far as our teams go, but a lot happening in town as far as the community and family. fells point festival, concerts and lynette what's the weather going to be like. >> make it 16. >> you are? >> i just followed you. >> hey, you too charley. the weather is going to be nice especially on saturday. as we go into sunday, things will begin to go downhill a bit and i mean that literally because the temperatures are going to drop and we will see some rain. speaking of the rain, we look at marylan
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:30am EDT
side of t law this morning, he is accused of sexually abusing two teen boys. linda so is live at county police headquarters. this is an open active investigation. >> reporter: yes, police believe ere are more victims, parents, detectives want you to look at this picture and talk with your kids if they have been in contact with this man. 23 year old, maurice cotel, owings mills, accused of sexually abusing two, 14 year old boys in the spring. one of the victims contacted police last week, and told them cotel had abused him while living with his family. the victim told police he witnessed cotel abuse a friend at his house. police say the abuse happened between may 1st and june 1st. he is a probationary firefighter and active volunteer with the landsdowne fire department, he has been suspended from both positions pending the outcome of the investigation he is held on 150,000 dollars bond. if you have information on the case or believe your child maybe a victim, call the crimes against children unit at 410- 853-3650. linda so, abc2 news. >>> two killings in less than two months ends
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:30am EDT
. >> reporter: other big topics included medicare reform and the president's health care reform law. and while there wasn't a knockout punch from either side, some feel the president may have been too relaxed. >> he seems just a little bit detached at times. didn't want to be there. >> reporter: most agree romney led the debate. this first match-up could give him the boost he needed after lagging in many polls. >> knowing he's behind he needs to win and he fought that fight and stylistically he put the president on the defensive a number of time. >> reporter: the candidates are back on the trail today and the next big debate is next week when the vice presidential candidates go one-on-one. brandi hitt, abc news, denver. >> news around the nation this morning. >>> the mother and her five children jumped from a burning building when the flames trapped them inside. a camera was rolling the whole time and caught these terrifying moments. take a look at this. this happened in newark, new jersey, the family had just moved into the third floor apartment. the fire blocked the door so they had no
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30am EDT
morning. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i need your help... i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. well...everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe well...i'm not at liberty to give that out, but we do use tender chunks of white meat chicken in an herb & spice broth. come on that's it? i need the recipe. you gotta help me out! [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? like a ninja! [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> firefighters protect you and your family every single member including your pet. look at. this cell phone video shows firefighters carrying out a dramatic rescue to battling to save the life of lee wrote dog. the hour of har work with oxygen the dog is doing better. she was taken to the vet for a checkup and is expected to be fine. 5:42. i know all the dog lovers love to see soreies like that because you worry they are family members. >> and the firefighter lovers i love firefighters and couldn't love them mo aft
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:30am EDT
all the way up towards providence road. >>> firefighters on the wrong side of the law this morning, he is accused of sexually abusing two teen boys and linda so is live at county police headquarters. this is an open and active investigation. >> reporter: yes, police believe there are victims who have yet to come forward. detectives want you to look at the picture, if your child has come in contact with this man, talk to them. cotel of owings mills is accused of sexually abusing 2, 14 year old boys in the spring. one of the victims contacted police and said cotel abused him. the victim said he witnessed cotel abuse a friend. the abuse happened between may 1 stand june 1st. cot sl a probationary firefighter and an active volunteer with the landsdown volunteer fire department and suspended from both positions. he is held at the county detention center on 150,000 dollars bond. if you have information on this case, or believe your child may have been a victim, call the crimes against children unit, 410-853-3650. an explosion caught on camera. heavy smoke, a huge fire ball at a warehouse
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:30am EDT
letter she writes everyone deserves to be treated the same under the law. etheridge also offered campaign donors a chance to meet with her back stage at an upcoming concert in bethesda. >>> five things you may want to know as you leave the house this morning, millionaires are cashing in on it, unemployment benefits. according to a new report, more than 2000 millionaires collected unemployment checks in 2008 to 2009. now, the study shows that cutting these benefits could save the country $20 million over the next 10 years. >>> american airlines has inspected planes and seats on several 757 airliners. they said the problem was an improperly installed clamp. pilots are expected to authorize a strike taking place earlier this week. >>> is a smaller version of the ipad going to be released anytime soon? an investor tells fortune magazine yes. the unveiling of the eight-inch screen tablets go on sale october 10th. >>> so we use them in school, but textbooks may soon become history themselves. the secretary of education arne duncan wants printed books to be phases out within 10 years. h
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
democrats in pennsylvania in a hard-fought battle against that state's new voter i.d. law for now. a judge in the past few hours blocked the law from goalkeeper into effect. judge simpson ordered the sat not to enforce the voter i.d. requirement in this year's election, but it will go into full effect next year. opponents of the law say it would hurt voter turnover, especially among minorities and the leeld he who are likely to vote for democrats in that state. it was in june that a top state republican lawmaker predicted the law would help governor romney. >> which is going to allow governor romney to win the state of pennsylvania, done. >> and joining us now, judith brown, diana's co-director of the advancement project, a civil rights organization that filed the lawsuit. thank you for your time. we played that state lawmaker who said if that law was in effect in pennsylvania, he felt that governor romney would win that state, done. the polling shows opposite. nevertheless there was a concern. let's talk about the split decision. the judge is blocking it for now, but what happens next? >>
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
injuries do not appear to be life threatening. the fbi is right now working with local law enforcement to investigate this incident. >>> four penn state university assistant mike career career has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the university. he's claiming defamation and misrepresentation saying the university ruined his reputation while firing him while he was cooperating with the investigation against jerry sandusky. mcqueary testified that he saw sandusky in a locker room shower with a young boy in 2001. he's seeking millions of dollars ges. sandusky was convict inside june for abusing young boys during a 15-year time period. >>> in florida the search is on for a woman who was photographed, look at this, trying to take a ride on a manatee. this picture was taken on a beach near tampa and authorities say that her actions, they violate the florida manatee sanctuary act that says that people are not allowed to interfere with the animals. she now faces a misdemeanor charge. >>> is the u.s. housing market recovering? according to a cnn money survey, many economists say yes. most of
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
clinton was president. >>> a number of new laws go on the books this morning. some could affect you. what you need to know before heading out the door this morning. also, police in tennessee are trying to solve a history. they want to know what happened to two children they thought had died in a house fire. those stories and much more coming up on -- coming up on this monday october 1st. good morning. i am charley crowson. megan is off today but we begin with a check of the forecast and lynette joins us. storms plew through a after they -- blue threw and after they left it's chilly. >> and with the moisture trapped at the ground a dense fog advisory for points westward of frederick. so you are going to be dealing with some foggy conditions and dense fog and pappy fog across the area. so take it easy as you head out and about. right now, charley was talking about the chilly temperatures. look at 48 degrees in jessup owings mills. we should be at 5 # for this time of the year. temperatures are on the -- 5 # for this time of the year. temperatures are on the -- 53 for this time of the
MSNBC
Oct 5, 2012 2:00pm EDT
federal law of removing voters 90 days from a letter. it was compiled using a homeland security citizenship database that originally contained more than 2,000 names but had hundreds of inaccuracies. the florida secretary of state praised the ruling but groups on posing the purge say it could prevent legitimate votes from being cast. there's one more jobs report left before the election. how could it rock the presidential race? zachary will crunch numbers for you. check out our "news nation" tumblr page. you'll find behind the scene pictures. in honor of the funky meters being nominated to the rock 'n roll hall of fame, here's my producer's song she picked for this friday he. ♪ [ male announcer ] one in six. that's how many struggle with hunger in america. ♪ but what if there was a simple way to feed those in need? now, there is. shop walmart for select brands' low prices through october 12th and you help secure meals for local families. go to walmart.com/hunger and learn more about how you can join the fight. because hunger is a big problem and it needs a big answer. check o
KOFY
Oct 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
: she and her sister-in-law searched the beach for hours, deep into the dark of last night. >> the family says the carpenter and his friends all knew how to swim. >> still keep hope for our family i am >> reporter: in the midst of the hope she spent a sleepless night and waits for good news with her 7-year-old daughter. >> come home. my daughter and me waiting for him. >> reporter: the family will be back out today near where the boat capsized. they tell me they will search for him for as long as it takes to find him. kira klapper, abc7 news. >>> crews are mopping up after a big rig fire at the port of oakland this morning. is what was left of the big rig it caught fire 7 a.m. crews put the fire out quickly but it caused a traffic jam and slowed work at the port thick black smoke could be seen for miles no one hurt, no word on cause. >>> supporters of california's ban on same-sex marriage will have to wait long ter to find out what the supreme court is going to do. the court released a list of cases it will not consider between now and june. prop 8 was not on that list that. means
KOFY
Oct 5, 2012 11:30am PDT
fleet week. it is a latively n addition part of the eort to involve eounitore fleet week. law enforceme and mitary teams play until a champion is crowned. >> this is our first year hopefully, if we win we will be bragging a lot. >> reporter: this event doesn't draw a huge crowd but the others will. with the blue angels performing saturdaynd sund ternoonnd te america's cu saoats sme are predicting record-sized crowds in san francisco. >> it is really busy. i'm amazed, i'm not used to this craziness. >> reporter: sophia is going to try and see the air show and america's cup and squeeze in one other big event. >> of course the giants' game. my mom and i have season tickets, we are going friday for sure itch >> reporter: city officials are suggesting public transportation. the embarcadero is going to be the most conjested cars are not recommended. alex says he is going to stay away from people and watch it from the rooftop. >> we are not moving, we are not going to try to move. some friends are trying to leave here and get to the cal game that sounds like too big of a trek. just p
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
concerns about this voter i.d. law the judge has blocked, at least for this general election. what do you make of those two states that you know especially well? >> well, pennsylvania, i think the voter i.d. law had the potential to affect 50, 100,000 votes. that's wiped away now. pretty clear that president obama is going to carry pennsylvania. what the surprise is ohio. always a tossup state. even in the poll today, which showed governor romney narrowing it in virginia and florida. ohio state at eight points f p if ohio folks don't move in the next days after the debate, time for romney folks to cash in ohio. >> you take the media hit for a couple of days there, but ohio, pennsylvania, they represent a type of voter or a group of voters would know romney needs. tries to make up ground on the auto bailouts saying that is not exactly what i meant at the time, i was really in line with what played out there, we know it was not but the type of voter or the group of voters in ohio that we have talked so much about, white males in particular, working class, middle class people, they ar
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
get some kind of protection under the whistleblower law. what's the latest there? >> yeah. he's suing penn state for $4 million because he thinks he was wrongfully terminated and didn't get the benefits he deserved and that he was treated improperly by the university. he reported up the chain, and we're talking about mike mcqueary, the former assistant coach, he reported to his svr, who was joe paterno who reported to their svrs. the argument from a lot of people, it's a very polarizing debate is at what point do you stop worrying about reporting to your supervisor and go straight to the police? >> mark brennan, thank you very much for reporting on the latest on what happened in that courtroom today. thank you. >>> up next, a "news nation" gut check. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yoel ellow, a menace to economy. >> this ad may be funny. is it making you think about romney's proposed cuts, or does it remind you of the president's debate performance? you can give us your gut on that, and you can join the "news nation" on facebook. we're at facebook.com/newsnation. we have a special inte
KOFY
Oct 9, 2012 11:30am PDT
. mirkarimi's attorney tells me they think the law is on their side. even if the board s mirkarimi he says this won't be the end. if the board votes against mirkarimi he will take this to superior court. he will be asking a superior court judge to overturn the bore'secision. amy hollyfld, abc7 news. >>>- former pennstate coach jerry sandusky has learned his fate what experts are saying about the decades he will spend in prison. >>> what was supposed to be a big jump has turned into a big fizzle. why a skydive ago tempt are you ready for tomorrow's technologyoday? then switch to at&t u-verse tv. add the wireless receiver exclusively from at&t, and you're no longer tied to the tv outlet. move your tv wherever you want in your home...even outside. [ megan ] call now and switch to u-verse for just 29 a month for six months, with a total home dvr included, free for life. add hbo and cinemax and get the first three months free. plus you can bundle tv and u-verse high speed internet with speeds up to 24 megs. [ male announcer ] our total home dvr lets you record four shows at once... and
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
investigators are expected to arrive in vallejo this week to help investigate a fire at the law office of vallejo mayor davis. the fire was quote an act of domestic terrorism because davis is a high profile figure. the suspicious fire broke out yesterday at the building that davis shares with another building. >>> a large brawl last night in san jose left a man fatally stabbed. the fight broke out this morning. when officered arrived they found a man suffering from stab wounds he was rushed to the hospital where he died. his name has not been released. the brawl reportedly involved as many as 30 people. >>> new at 10:00 tonight, concord police say tonight's hot weather may have played a role in the death of an elderly woman who's body was found in an elementary school in pleasant hill. the 86-year-old woman who suffered from alzheimer's disease went missing from her adult health care facility in concord around 4:30. when she failed to return, they called authorities and began a search. police say high temperatures in the area might have been a factor. >>> that heat will continue tomorrow
PBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm EDT
couple are waiting for news about the remains of a brother-in-law. they say he was shot in a dispute with a neighbor and died this morning in hospital. it's another example of the everyday incidents of gun violence in honduras, where nearly 3/4 of a million firearms are illegally owned. [speaking in spanish] >> "stay strong," says johnny. "god will help you." [speaking in spanish] >> the people's funeral service doesn't just help the families of victims of violence. and at the funeral home, the man who set up the organization is visiting. the mayor of tegucigalpa is the president of the ruling party. nilvia, teasing me, calls him richard gere, and he certainly has a celebrity-like aura as he greets and comforts the mourners. this is a wake for santas leondarda viadares. consoling her mother, the mayor learns she died from complications in hospital. she was just 51 and used to sell sweets on the steps of a local church. poor families like this one made an impression on the mayor back in 2005. >> i was running for mayor, and one day, i encountered a little kid crying in front of his do
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 2:35am EDT
i.d. law from taking full effect before the presidential election. >> at the end of the day this is a victory for democrats because they can argue that no longer would the kind of voters that they want to bring to the polls are encouraged to go to the polls will be turned away. at the same time, for republicans, winning pennsylvania was always a stretch. >> reporte voters can still be asked for identification but can't be discouraged from voting or disenfranchised if they dent have the proper i.d. >> they can go ahead and vote anyway. but the safe bet is to have i.d. and speed the whole process. >> reporter: supporters of voter i.d.s say the laws weren't passed to exclude voters just to protect against voepter fraud. critics say the real issue is voter suppression, not voter fraud, pointing out nearly every state legislature that passed tougher voter i.d. laws is controlled by republicans. >> this is a victory today for the people and a loss for the scheming and lying legislators in harrisburg who thought they could hijack the presidential election. >> reporter: the judge's ruling w
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
as a hero. now officially labeled a violent sex predator under pennsylvania law. before sentencing, he delivered a rambling 50 minute statement. he choked with emotion as he talked about smiling through his pain and he declared himself a victim, repeating claims of innocence he made in a radio station -- a statement on the eve of sentencing. >> in my heart i know i did not do these things. >> a prosecutor called the statement ridiculous. >> the statement today was a masterpiece of banal self delusion untethered from reality without acceptance of responsibility. >> the defense team will appeal the conviction. >> we would have had an opportunity to prove his innocence. >> you abuse the trust of those who trusted you. the former coach was convicted on 45 counts of child sexual abuse on 10 young boys he met through the second mile, his territory for underprivileged youth. his victims confronted him in the courtroom. we both know what happened. you should be ashamed of yourself. i have notid here thi arrived but i have not left. >> the cases and how far from over. the prosecutor says th
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >>> also tonight a big court ruling for voters in one of the states that passed a law requiring identification at the polls on election day. in pennsylvania, the tough new law is now on hold after a judge said it cannot be enforced on election day, which, of course, is just 35 days away now. more on this story from our justice correspondent pete williams. >> for months, voters have struggled to meet pennsylvania's strict new requirement for a government issued photo i.d. at the polls. a law democrats claim republicans pushed to suppress the turnout among poor and minority voters. first, the state says drivers without a driver's license would need a state issued i.d. card. but because that's a secure i.d. that can be used to board planes, voters needed a birth certificate and three forms of identification to get one. >> and it took me days just to get my i.d. >> reporter: then the state relented and began issuing a new i.d., good only for voting, but kept shifting the requirements for it. >> this was a hastily drawn law designed to disrupt the vote for the presidential election.
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
international law. >> reporter: turkey took action against syria after a deadly shelling from the syrian side hit a turkish border town. among the dead a 6-year-old boy. several people were also injured including a police officer. turkey says it retaliated in points in syria detected with radar. the united states is in contact with turkish officials. >> it's a very dangerous situation. all responsible nations need to band together to persuade the assad regime to have a cease-fire. >> reporter: parts of the syrian city of lipo laid in rubles. following four explosions. syrian state tv said three suicide bombers detonated cars packed with explosives killing 34 people. three blasts went off within minutes of each other near military officer's club. a fourth struck near the chamber of commerce. the city has become one of the biggest battlegrounds in the 18 month fight between rebels and government forces. syria's parliament condemned the bombings referring to the rebels as terrorists trying to oust president bashir al assad. lipo has seen intense fighting but been rarely the target of
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
expected to rule today on whether to uphold the state's new law requiring voters to show photo identification. the law was passed by the republican-controlled state legislature and vigorously opposed by democrats. at issue is whether the law will prevent any registered voter from casting a ballot. democrats claim it will make it harder for their traditional voters, young adults and minorities to vote. >>> overseas. syria's foreign minister accused the u.s. and its allies of promoting terrorism and escalating the fighting in syria. speaking before the united nations general assembly yesterday, he criticized calls for president bashar al-assad to step down. one activist group says 40 people were killed yesterday. we're learning more about the taliban attack that killed three americans in afghanistan. a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck just as a patrol of afghan police and nato troops got out of their vehicles at a market in eastern afghanistan yesterday. in all, 14 people died in the bombing. >>> eight american airlines jets have been grounded so inspectors can check out pot
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 2:30pm EDT
law called the top 10% law which basically requires the school to admit the top 10% of high school students across the state. >> from any high school. >> from any high school across the state. so, this means that diversity on campus has increased enormously and actually is higher at about 25% than it was under racial preferences, at about 21%. and so, they were, they've put racial preferences on top of that. the question is whether this is necessary or appropriate. >> paul: since the gruter decision you had sandra day o'connor replaced by samuel alito and there could be a switch in the decision? >> certainly, and a good thing they are revisiting it, paul, because there's a growing body of evidence that racial preferences, not only don't help the intended beneficiary, which is poorer blacks, usually middle class kids, and might actually be hurting the kids who receive them and i say that, a mismatch of kids in schools. in california when they ended racial references, the black graduation rate increased and that's because more kids were going to school that matched their skills than
WHUT
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
responsible in english law are then accountable. >> derek slade is now in prison. those being sued have distanced themselves from them saying they were shocked to discover he was a danger to children. emily buchanan, bbc news. >> still to come on gmt, vatican police take the stand in the trial against the former butler accused of stealing confidential information. >> and an official ban on homosexual activity. if passed the law would prevent them from gathering publicly. a similar law was passed the st. petersburg. >> the parliament was small but vocal. gay rights campaigners gathered to protest about a bill that would make their demonstrations illegal. it would make promoting homosexuality a criminal offense with those found guilty facing jail. >> we will not be able to come out with posters like today with our symbols to say publicly you are a homosexual in an interview would be considered propaganda. >> the bill has been heavily criticized by human rights groups but the counterprotesters were there. >> when gay people come out in the street to promote this way of life, it promotes a
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. >> i'm pat law son muse. it was an unusual scene for sure. the nats didn't score a single run but they still got to celebrate as they made franchise history. now more on what lies ahead for the team. >> reporter: hey, jim and pat. i'm sure we all know the numbers. the first time since 1933. 79 years that we have a first place baseball team here in washington. davy johnson has been saying since spring training, it is a three-step process. first, qualify for the playoffs. second, win the division. and then three, win the world series. to win the world series though, it will help the nationals if they have home-field advantage. right now they are tied with the cincinnati reds for the best record in baseball. with two games to go, the nationals, if they win both, will likely have that number one seed. if they have that top seed, they will begin the postseason on sunday against the winner of friday's wild card game. if they don't, and if it is the number two seed, they will start their postseason in san francisco against the giants. two more to go. start tonight with the phillies here at na
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
turn gay and lesbian teens straight. a christian legal group is going court to stop the law. there are authorities having to decide whether this can take affect. >> i've heard this is a sin. >> steven went through a controversial treatment in an effort to become straight. but the bay area man says no one should go through it because it can be dangerous. >> it causes depression, anxiety. thoughts of suicide, makes you anxious causes you to hate yourself he was excited to hear the governor signing into law some day a ban preventing gay conversion therapies on minors. methods american psychiatrist society:kon cluded are harmful. the governor says there is no basis in sigh skbrens will be relegated to the dust pin of quackery. >> there is science now we didn't have before. that sexual orientation is not something that can be changed. >> but the victory may be short lived and there are groups that already claim it's unconstitutional violating first amendment. >> this is absolutely clamps down on speech by professionals involved and also affects the minors and their parents rights to access
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
will be surprised to know there is no state law against public nudity. >> that is right. it only deals with lewd, nude behavior, and not nudity itself. last year you might remember san francisco supervisors passed a law requiring nudists to put a towel or something down on the seat before they sit. and the man behind that measure has been pushing for new restrictions. >> on a nice day, this man enjoys baring it all. these a are the so called naked guys. >> this is a neighborhood that has limited public space and our town square is now almost every day a nudist colony. it's not okay. >> the supervisor scott weiner proposed public nudity be restricted to what he calls appropriate venues including bay to breakers, folsom street fair and the beach. he says his district, the castro has seen a skyrocketing increase in people who like to display their privates in public. this man would not divulge his name and put his clothes back on believe there's is nothing wrong with showing his assets. >> i think to be human it's to have a human body. to be ashamed of your bod gee ashame fd of of b
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
state funding to pay employee of for law office. she found her license -- she lost her license to practice law in maryland about two weeks ago. another meeting will be held today for residents to address concerns regarding the city's proposal to pay parts of patterson park. the controversial plan calls for creating a new loop to add 96 parking spots and will accommodate rec center renovations and a senior center and port -- opponents say would cut down on green speech -- green space. a fund raiser is scheduled this afternoon to help benefit the victim of the perry hall high school shooting. the mcdonald's will donate 25% of all food sales to the expenses. he suffered from down systems and was shot on the side of the torso on the first day of school. the fund raiser begins at 4:30 this afternoon. >> the rain ended this morning but it is still fairly cloudy and chilly outside. 57 degrees is the current temperature at the airport. that is up from lows this morning in the upper 40's. the clouds are likely to stick around for the rest of the afternoon and that will keep the temperature
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
grocery store in san francisco a new law goes on the book at midnight. it outlaws most retailers from packing merchandise into plastic bags. customers will pay ten cents for every paper or compostable bag they use. >> san francisco just keeps getting a little more expensive it sounds like. >> people want a paper bag, it's ten cents. hopefully it's not too big of a deal for them. >> city leaders hope the new law will force consumers to be more ecofriendly and carry reusable tote bags with them on shopping trips. san francisco's existing plastic bag ban applies only to chain grocery and drug stores. the new law will cover most mom and pop stores, too, as well as the national chains. >>> governor brown today is giving juveniles a second chance by saying no to a controversial therapy and denying children multiple parents. the governor signed a bill that will give some juvenile sentenced to life without parole a chance to earn it, but not before serving at least 15 years. he also approved a bill ending a type of psychotherapy making gay teenagers straight. governor vetoed a bill that would
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 1:40am PDT
law. abc's t.j. winick explains. >> reporter: 93-year-old vivian applewhite cast her first vote for president back in 1932 for franklin roosevelt. but because she didn't have the required documents to obtain a photo i.d. she almost didn't have a chance to vote this november. it turns out applewhite will be able to vote after a judge blocked pennsylvania's controversial new voter i.d. lae sidecioersial new voter i.d. lae >> at the end of the day this is a victory for democrats because they can argue that no longer would the kind of voters that they want to bring to the polls or encourage to go to the polls would be turned away. at the same time, for republicans, winning pennsylvania was always a stretch. >> reporter: under the ruling voters can still be asked for identification but can't be discouraged from voting or disenfranchised if they don't have the proper i.d. >> they can go ahead and vote nairks but the safe bet is to have ichld dchld and speed the whole process. >> reporter: supporters of voter i.d.s say the laws weren't passed to exclude voters just to protect against voter
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
point to go all in on the nats. at least for the playoffs. >> reporter: then the quiet andralex law office. the long suffering fan reese pearson is enjoying it. >> i lost two last year during the earthquake. >> my wife and my 12-week-olson, that was probably taken at two weeks. his first game was at six days old. >> reporter: the big question, should teddy win a race? >> it h to be a worlder suies game. >> that might never happen, god for bid. i'm already wh teddy getting one. he's had a rough go of it. >> reporter: forget teddy. the real question is, does this fan have postseason tickets? >> where did i stick them? right here. i picked just this morning. let's see if i got my world season tickets. >> already some postseason world series tickets are going for five, ten, $15,000. >> reporter: how many friends do you have that suddenly like baseball in. >> quite a few. i've had plenty asking me about postseason ticket availability if i could help hook them up with tickets. >> back to the new york times guide. cubs and nats. could he be a fan of the bears and the redskins? >> i'm a bea
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
it. he said how old are you? i said 24. just out of harvard law school, whatever. he lost me at harvard. am i right? >> you didn't get in neither? [laughter] i am saying he could certainly appreciate the similar upbringing in that respect but i hearken back to the same point. i think local politics and urban politics to me are the center of democracy. truly the greatest amount of opportunity is available there and i would love to hear other peoples comments on that but to me that is the importance of governance. >> so i guess i will pose one question to you and we have people ready to ask questions already. one of the things that you often hear millennials interacting with is media and technology and social media. we heard earlier today one of our expert said the social media sites are the village squares for civil discourse these days. so to hear from both of you how you are using media, social media and tech knowledge he. to relate and contact constituent. >> to some extent in my opinion sometimes if i don't post it on facebook is as if it didn't happened so it's critically im
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 3:00pm PDT
white house advising defense contractors to ignore a law requiring them to send layoff notices to their employees? chief congressional correspondent, mike emanuel live in washington with that. >> reporter: many involved in national security hope congress and the president will work out a deal after the election to avoid these cuts which defense secretary panetta said would be devastating but a law called the warren act, if you expect a mass layoff of employees you need to give them 60 days notice and one contractor co-says the uncertainty is rough. ? the frustration, we say what should we tell our people and it is akin to being in a car and, all of a sudden you find you are playing chicken and have your company in there and they are saying to you, if we go over the cliff we'll help you out, providing you don't tell the folks that they are in the car with us. >> reporter: the obama administration tells contractors they don't need to send out layoff notices days before the election, and if they get sued for ignoring the law the government will pay their expenses and lockheed martin
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 12:00am EDT
elect represen representatives to select passing laws. that's how democracy is supposed to work. now questions about whether the epa with the help of environmental groups has ceased power that voters can no longer control. >> 2010 the northwest environmental defense center convinces accord that money water running off logging roads is industrial pollution requiring an epa clean water permit. the timber industry says it will cost thousands of dollars kicos thousands of jobs without any environ tament benefit. 2009 another environmental group the chesapeake bay foundation sues to force the epa to crack down on water runoff for farms along the bay. the epa settled and i am posed strict new rules that the american farm bureau says will cost billions of dollars. 2011 the epa poses stricter limits on pesticide use than congress requires. environmental groups sued saying law americas were being too lenient. just a few cases that show how environmental groups ex tort influence over the epa. >> they used a lot of litigation to get federal judges they ordered the epa to do what they want
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
degrees at the airport. a controversial voting law in pennsylvania has been nixed for now. >> investigators dug deep in the efforts to find jimmy hoffa. what they found when we cover the nation. >> this is 795 at cut veirs mill road. there is a lot of fog out there >> welcome back. you can see some thick fog. the visibility is down to about a quarter of a mile in some neighborhoods. there is some drizzle out there as well. even some rain showers. you can see some rain showers going across parts of cecil county on the eastern shore. we'll start with low clouds and fog and drizzle and maybe some rain showers. then i think some sunshine will break through later this afternoon. a slight chance for a shower. high temperature near 81. when we come back, we can we cawe will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> pennsylvania's controversial voter i.d. act will not have any effect on the election. the law could still take effect next year. >> a big dig for jimmy hoffa's remains turned out to be a big bust. there were acting on a tip that his remains we
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
% to the lowest level in nine years. the wireless market has been a hot bed for patent law su.s now a group is trying to cut down on the litigation. hp, and seven other companies joined in this so called patent pool. this will combine patents so companies don't have to negotiate ip rights. and via says it hopes companies like apple will join in. and agreeing to combine t-mobile with metro pcs. this would have more than 42 million subscribers far behind rivals at and t and sprint. and with under the deal will own 74% of the company while metro pcs shareholders will receive $1.5 billion in cash. and applied materials says it plans to cut00 to 1300 jobs and there is a move expected to save about $140 million a year. the cuts come as applied materials customers struggle with growing demands z stocks finished up slightly higher. the broadest intex you're bloomberg silicon valley index ended up higher significantly so there. there is apple and google helping pull that up. there is apple asian suppliers started mass production on a smaller ipad. the "wall street journal" says lg display and
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
san francisco and take it home in a bag that cost you nothing. a new law goes into affect at midnight that requires almost every store in san francisco to place merchandise in a paper or compostable bag. the law requires retailers to charge you 10 cents if you use one of their bags. >> san francisco just keeps getting more expensive. >> if people want a paper bag, 10 cents. hopefully it is not too big of a deal for us. >> city leaders hope it will encourage consumers to be more eco-friendly. the new law covers stores from mom and pop stores to national chains. but the grow sheers can -- grocers can place them in plastic bags. clothing stores and dry-cleaners can wrap the garments free of charge. restaurants, bakeries and stakeout establishments are exempt until next year. >>> governor jerry brown approved or vetoed 58 bills. he approved a bill by the state senator that will give some juveniles sentenced to life in prison a chance to earn parole. the governor also said yes to a bill requiring parents who don't want their kids immunized to sign a waiver indicating they have beg educated
PBS
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
socially conservative. mitt romney seems to turn them off. he backed a law in arizona which some said was racial profiling. he called for a high-tech fence along the mexican border and struck a hard note talking about illegal immigrants. >> the answer is self deportation, people decide that they can do better work here because they don't have legal documentation. >> the campaign has put on a burst of speed, intensely targeting latinos, especially in swing states like colorado. the latest poll gives obama 70% of the hispanic vote. romney has backpedaled and the written policy with a much softer focus on illegal immigration. some say this is a chance to touch home the new message. >> throw away the rhetoric, the language that turns people off, and talk about it in a real leadership way. >> as night falls, the intense preparations are at an end. they will soon face each other for a debate but some say will shake up the race for the white house. >> so, how significant is tonight's debate? i am joined by the national editor of "a vanity fair" magazine. thank you very much. obviously,
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm EDT
fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. >>> contestants whipped up their favorite dishes using squirrel meating. they made things from bacon wrapped squirrel wings to poppers. they eve chopped up whole rodents. >> it has its own unique taste. it has a rougher texture and a game mier taste -- gameyer taste but it's good. >> the winning dish -- squirrel sliders. >> will's not enough bless you's to help this dog. oliver came down with a serious case of the sneezes. she said oliver is sensitive to the black pepper in his family's dinner. >> sneezing wasn't one of the competitions but most pet lovers think their pet scan doian thing. these doggies are taking part in an like style competition from hurdles, obstacle courses, catching things in the pool, in the mid-air. they can do just about everything. >>> the family of a bullied girl uses social media to spread awareness abo
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
to obey a lawful order torques obey a lawful order from a police officer. san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested on saturday are suspected from a similar protest in the mission district last month. >>> right now, alaska airlines is trying to fix a system-wide computer glitch that's causing major long delays. long loans form at seattle airport. company officials say a data connection problem that began about 7:30 this morning left the airline unable to check in passengers. here in the bay area, oakland airport says the problem has led to delays up to 35 minutes. there's no word on how san jose and san francisco airports are expected. officials say they expect to have the problem fully resolved by 5:00 tonight. >>> in election news, a new poll finds that since their first debate, mitt romney has pulled even with president obama. according to gallup's daily tracking survey, 47% of registered voter and 47% -- voters support the president and 47% back romney. and governor romney slammed president obama's foreign policies this morning during a speech at the virginia mil
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